Federal Judge Holds DCF In Contempt Over Barahona CaseA federal judge in Miami is holding the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in contempt for breaching a gag order in the case of Miami twins Victor and Nubia Barahona.
Bill Calls For State To Pay $3.75M In Barahona CaseA South Florida senator filed a proposal Friday that calls for the state to pay $3.75 million in a settlement stemming from the high-profile 2011 murder of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her twin brother, Victor.
Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter's Death Back In CourtJorge and Carmen Barahona, accused of brutally killing and beating their adopted daughter, are scheduled to appear in court Friday.
Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCFThe adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.
Grand Jury Report Sparks Debate On DCF Reforms After Barahona DeathA Miami-Dade grand jury on Tuesday released a report on reforms implemented by Florida's child welfare system after the gruesome death of Nubia Barahona, whose adoptive parents are awaiting trial for her 2011 death.
Plea Agreement Reached In Case Of Mother Who Left Child In Car A plea agreement was reached in the case of a mother whose child died after he was left in a hot car in a driveway.
Barahona Seeks To Have Attempted Murder Trial Moved To MiamiThe Miami man accused of killing his 10-year-old adoptive daughter and nearly killing her twin brother wants his attempted murder trial moved out of Palm Beach County.
DCF Considers Working With Law Enforcement On Child InvestigationsIn the state of Florida, the child death toll rate continues to climb and officials, along with children’s advocates, are pondering whether a two-fold approach, bringing sheriffs in on child investigations, can help save children’s lives.